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“The best kept secret of philanthropy in Australia”

Ruby Kraner-Tucci, Wednesday, 22nd February 2023 -  Community foundations are uniquely positioned to address broader societal crises, from cost of living to COVID, but there isn’t enough understanding of the sector, says one industry

Community sector vital to climate crisis response

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 7th December 2022 -  A new Australian-first climate crisis plan sets out how the sector can use a local lens for mitigation. Several communities across Melbourne’s west are joining forces in pursuit

Digital Transformation Hub to help NFPs thrive amid COVID-19 disruptions

Luke Michael, Friday, 19th February 2021 -  The hub will be funded by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation and Gandel Philanthropy      With the COVID-19 pandemic exposing major technology challenges for many not for profits,

‘It’s just inspiring to think what’s possible’

Philip Bateman, Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 -  In this month’s episode of Smarter Impact, Philip Bateman talks to Dr Catherine Brown OAM about the opportunity to change ideas into reality and make a difference. Dr Catherine Brown

Getting A Bigger Taste of Good in the Community

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th April 2017 -  A social enterprise providing meaningful work for people with disability through the baking, selling and delivering of gourmet biscuits and slices is set for expansion. The Able

$2M to Build Affordable Houses

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 31st May 2016 -  The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation (LMCF) has announced its first loan of $2 million to Habitat for Humanity to build new homes for low-income families. The foundation launched

Lord Mayor’s Report on Women and Poverty

Lina Caneva, Monday, 7th March 2016 -  A new Not for Profit report has revealed that three in 10 women aged over 60 live in permanent income poverty compared to just 27 per cent of single older men. The report commissioned…

Social Impact Fund for Affordable Housing Launches

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th November 2015 -  Social Enterprise Finance Australia and the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation have joined forces to establish a new social impact fund to help address the homelessness…

EVOLVING CHAIR: Community Foundation Board Aims to Be ‘Brave’

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 27th August 2015 -  Collaboration and syndicated grant making are two topics front of mind for the chair of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Daniel Leighton, as he explains in this month’s

NFP Grants to Create Disability Jobs

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 4th June 2015 -  Grants of up to $150,000 are being offered to charities in a bid to create innovative employment opportunities for young people with disability. The Lord Mayor’s Charitable…

Warning on ‘Mass Homelessness’ in Australia

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 7th May 2015 -  Australia could experience “mass homelessness” if the Federal Government fails to continue funding a national strategy, one of the world’s foremost authorities…

Role of Philanthropy in Multicultural Communities

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st October 2014 -  The role of philanthropy in Australia needs to be re-assessed in terms of assisting ageing communities, particularly multicultural communities to age well, a new report has found.…
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